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Reclining Figure of Silene
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Reclining Figure of Silene


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Description This satyr is a follower of the wine-god Dionysus shown holding a rhyton, or drinking-horn, in one hand. Together with a similar object (acc. no. 54.86), these satyr figures decorated the crosspieces of a wooden tripod.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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ca. 500 BC (Late Archaic)
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.1029
Measurements
1 5/8 x 2 15/16 x 1 1/16 in. (4.1 x 7.4 x 2.6 cm); mount: 1/2 x 3 5/8 x 1 1/2 in. (1.2 x 9.3 x 3.8 cm)
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